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Frequent Hemodialysis Network Daily Trial

Learn more about the results of the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Daily Trial, a long-term study that sought to understand how increasing hemodialysis to six times a week from the standard of three times a week may result in improved heart health. On this page, you’ll find a news release summarizing the main findings of the study, a question-and-answer section to help you understand what these results may mean to you, a list of universities and centers from around the country that participated in the trial, and links to the journal article and an editorial about the findings, published on The New England Journal of Medicine website at 3:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010.